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Re: x11/openmotif weak aliases build error on Darwin with clang


From: "J. Lewis Muir" <>, Date: Thu, 05 Sep 2013 
16:08:48 -0500

> The x11/openmotif package fails to build for me on Darwin (Mac OS X
> 10.8.4) using clang (Apple LLVM version 4.2 (clang-425.0.28) (based on
> LLVM 3.2svn)).  It is failing because clang does not support weak
> aliases.
> I've created an upstream bug report at
> The bug report includes patches to fix the problem.  The fix is to add a
> weak-aliases-support test to Autoconf to test whether the compiler
> supports weak aliases.
> I've created similar patches against the pkgsrc package and attached
> them to this email.  distinfo.patch is a patch against the distinfo file
> to make it aware of the new patch files.  The patch-* files should be
> placed in the patches directory of the package.
> Could these changes be committed to the pkgsrc tree?

How about x11/motif?
x11/motif is newer than x11/openmotif, and x11/motif is released under LGPL,
that is open source (openmotif is not open source software).
And x11/motif is default motif of OS X/Darwin.

Anyway I will try your patches in this weekend.

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